96 Free Things To Do In Sacramento

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Mix 96 wants to share all of the fun activities going on in and around the Sacramento area for you and your family to enjoy for free! Be sure to check back often to find new and updated free activities and events going on in your area.

1. February Docent Guided Walks

Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge – Elk Grove Blvd (west side of Interstate 5) Elk Grove, CA 95757

Date: February 14-28

Time: 10 am – 12 pm

The Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge Trail consists of a two mile (roundtrip) flat semi-hard dirt trail leading through Central Valley seasonal wetland habitats. The docents will teach you about the refuge and point out migrating fall birds and other wildlife such as shorebirds, Sandhill cranes, and waterfowl. It is recommended to bring binoculars, field guides, water, layers, insect repellent, and sturdy shoes. There is a portable restroom on the refuge trail.

2. Sugar and Sacred Hearts Collide

Little Relics Boutique & Galleria – 908 21st Street, Sacramento, CA 95816

Date: Monday – Sunday

Time: 11 am – 5 pm

Rob-O makes sugar and sacred hearts collide to create a bright and breathtaking artistic visuals. The fantastic sugar sculptor, Rob-O, creates a whole new exhibit with special events at Little Relics.

3. U. S. Citizenship Workshop

Folsom Public Library – 411 Stafford Street, Folsom, CA 95630

Date: Tuesday, February 24

Time: 6 – 7:30 pm

Topics covered in this free session include the naturalization process, the new naturalization test, and the rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship. Workshop taught by U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services. This class is for legal permanent residents and interested naturalization applicants

4. Sacramento’s HIREvent

Lions Gate Hotel – 3410 Westover St. McClellan, CA 95652

Date: Tuesday, February 24

Time: 12-4 pm

This free job fair will feature a variety of employers actively hiring for entry-level to management positions in a wide range of fields. Jobseekers will enjoy a rare opportunity to rendezvous with recruiters and make valuable contacts with public and private-sector organizations. Employment experts will also be on hand, providing free personal resume consultations.

This free job fair is sponsored by News10, iHeart Media, Salem Communications, Lazer Broadcasting, and Job Journal. For more information, visit JobJournal.com and click on “job fairs” or call 888-THE-JOBS.

5. Sacramento State Spring Blood Drive

Sacramento State (CSUS) – University Union – 6000 J Street Sacramento, CA 95819

Date: Tuesday/Wednesday, February 24 & 25

Time: 10 am – 5 pm

Donate blood and join the “Be the Match” bone marrow registry at this special two-day blood drive. Participants will receive a $5 Togo’s Gift Card and a My BloodSource Rewards card. This blood drive is sponsored by BloodSource, Associated Students, Inc. CAMP, The Hornet Bookstore, Green Army, The WELL, and The University Union.

Note: Be sure to eat and drink plenty of fluids before donating. If you would like to donate in honor of Cesar Chavez, use code 9658.
Please bring a photo ID.

6. Folsom Lake College Gym Dedication

Folsom Lake College – 10 College Pkwy. Folsom, CA 95630

Date: Thursday, Feb. 26 

Time: 3 – 4 pm

Please join Folsom Lake College for a very special dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of our new facility.

This new 43,000 square foot facility houses a 14,500 square foot spectator gym, a practice gym, team locker rooms, faculty offices, an athletic trainer suite, hydrotherapy rooms, and a lobby with multimedia wall and concessions. Take a tour of the facility and envision the future Falcons that will take flight in these ultra-modern amenities!

Note: Construction funding was provided by the support of the Los Rios Community College District’s taxpayers from the passage of bond Measure M in 2008.

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